Welcome to South Padre Island

Welcome to your own tropical Island – South Padre Island. With 34 miles of beautiful white sand and clear emerald water, South Padre Island is one of the world’s most exquisite barrier islands
– and the only Island in Texas!

getting here

it’s closer than you think

Whether you’re flying or driving, your tropical Island getaway is closer than you think. What are you waiting for? Pack your bags, grab your sunglasses and enjoy the cleanest, widest beaches in Texas.

plan your getaway
events

There’s Always Something To Do On South Padre Island

No matter what time of year, there's always something to do on South Padre Island. With mild weather and calm water all year round, you'll always love what you love doing more on South Padre Island.

things to do
places you’ll love

the perfect spot for the perfect moment

Whether you want to camp under the stars and wake up to the sound of waves, visit Gerry the sea turtle, take a surfing lesson, enjoy the night with live music, food and drinks – or do it all - South Padre Island offers this and much more. Love what you love more on your Island - South Padre Island!

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getting around

Getting there is half the fun

The South Padre Island Metro is a free shuttle system serving South Padre Island and Port Isabel, which operates everyday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

find your own route

Love What You Love More on South Padre Island

South Padre Island is a small coastal community that offers a wide variety of year-round activities for everyone. Whether you’re a family looking for the perfect beach vacation, a couple wanting a romantic getaway, a bride planning a dream wedding, a fishing enthusiast seeking your biggest catch, a nature lover who wants to get up close and personal with dolphins and sea turtles, an adventure-seeker in search of exhilarating watersports, or a meeting planner wanting a change of scenery for your next conference – you’ll love what you love more on your Island – South Padre Island!

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